Reno, Nevada and Virtual
April 18-21, 2023
Welcome to the 48th Annual Meeting of the Human Biology Association will be held in person (and virtually) in Reno Nevada, Tuesday April 18 to Friday April 21, 2023
HBA 2023 welcomes researchers, educators, and other scientists from around the world to our annual meeting. Topics covered in our meetings include (but are not limited to) the following: growth and development; nutrition; genetics; immunology and infectious diseases; mental health; chronic disease; social determinants of health; reproductive health; skeletal biology and paleopathology; stress; adaptation and evolution; methods, teaching, and ethics. Each year we also feature a Plenary Session and Pearl Memorial Lecturer, centerpieces of our meeting.
The American Journal of Human Biology, the official journal of HBA, publishes abstracts and the program of each HBA annual meeting.
Abstract Submission Process has passed
The HBA 2023 conference will be held at the Peppermill Resort Hotel in Reno, Nevada. Reservations for hotel rooms can be made here.
Complete the on-line pre-registration process here. If you have an account from 2022, your login information remains the same. If you did not participate in the 2022 meeting or have an active membership in 2022, you will need to complete a new registration. You will be emailed a registration receipt with QR code and a link to the abstract submission portal. If there are problems with registration, please contact the HBA Treasurer, EA Quinn, at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pre-registration will be available until Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Meeting Registration Costs
Reminder: Members in good standing and non-members from low- and middle-income countries are eligible for lower registration fees, relative to non-members from high income countries. Only members are eligible for prizes, awards and travel grants.
In person attendance
Annual Meeting registration for members is $100, except for the discounted in-person fees for post-doctoral and international Fellows ($85), for students from US/Canada ($50), for low-and-middle income country Fellows ($50) and low-and-middle income country students ($10). Registration for the in-person meeting includes access to all virtual sessions.
Virtual-only participation is discounted by 50% except for international students whose virtual participation fees are paid through the 2020 Diversity Initiative.
As this is a hyflex meeting, all podium presentations will be livestreamed through the online platform Shindig, and available to all meeting participants – both virtual and in person. Registered meeting participants will receive a link and information for logging on to the Shindig platform. Virtual presentations will be played during in per sessions over the Shindig platform and the Hyflex environment allows for real time participation of online members in the presentation Q and A periods.
Access link to the online conference provided as an email link after registration.